Our summer vacation last week involved a road trip, a very long drive to the Outer Banks of North Carolina. We are seasoned car-trippers. Last summer we travelled 499.5 miles to Orono, Maine. (Yes, I mapquested the mileage.) Here’s the funny part about our long car rides. First, we have a small SUV with only one row of […]
My husband travels to Washington, D.C. for work at least once per year and he always wants the kids and me to come along on the trip. The perks are great: we get a free hotel room or apartment (depending on the length of the trip), reimbursed transportation, and since the Smithsonian museums are free, […]
The last trip to Ocean City was miraculous for our family because it was in The Jolly Rodger Waterpark, surrounded by hundreds of gallons of rushing water, that we received the phone call from our adoption agency that we’d been matched with our daughter who was thousands of miles away, across the water, in China.
A mother learns a lesson from a past personality about time away.
The moment my son, husband, and I knew of her, the moment the phone call came telling us of her existence, we were in love. We carried her picture like a religious icon.